Milliner Valentina Briggston is on a mission of marriage.
She has selected her quarry, a rich widower who won't interfere with her independence, with the same care that she has built her successful business of (slightly magical) women's hats. Unfortunately, she finds herself with a rival, the fiery and fashion-defying Charlotte Jones, who is disturbingly beautiful, unexpectedly clever, and, if Valentina is being honest with herself, much more interesting than the man in their sights.
When their intended husband-of-convenience becomes the target of supernatural mischief, the two rivals reluctantly have to collaborate to figure out who—or what—is trying to terrify him...and why. What starts as a truce to protect their interests ends up as an opportunity for happiness that neither of them saw coming.
All Manner of Hats is a short, sweet lesbian romp of manners with magic, ghost horses, and cunning hats, in a steampunk-flavored world of dirigibles, duels, and cityships.
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Birch Hearts is a collection of short stories and novellas by Elva Birch, full of romance, adventure, and magic.
Shifters, witches, spaceships, and swords...these stories aren't always straight, but they are always straight-up fun. They don't share a setting, but they all celebrate diversity and growth, and you know you'll get a satisfying conclusion in a bite-sized book.
And always? A touch of the impossible and irresistible.
★★★★★ ...full of touching, real moments, woven with magic and unique characters.
★★★★★ Each story has the emotional power of a full fledged novel!
★★★★★ An absolutely beautiful read…